Information About Painting, Coating, And Decorating Workers

Training Requirements for Painting, Coating, And Decorating Workers

Painting, coating, and decorating workers need no formal educational credential.

Degrees for Painting, coating, and decorating workers
Training for Painting, Coating, And Decorating Workers
Percent
Less than High School 22.6
High School 47.9
Some College 19.2
Associates Degree 5.6
Bachelors Degree 4.1
Masters Degree 0.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment outlook for Painting, Coating, And Decorating Workers

Represents about 17,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less painting, coating, and decorating workers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 3,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, painting, coating, and decorating workers make $15.40 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Painting, coating, and decorating workers $9.62 $11.34 $14.44 $18.23 $22.87
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Other production occupations $9.82 $11.60 $15.15 $20.21 $26.55
Painting workers $10.95 $13.34 $16.97 $21.92 $28.16
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, painting, coating, and decorating workers make $32,040 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Painting, coating, and decorating workers $20,010 $23,600 $30,030 $37,930 $47,560
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Other production occupations $20,420 $24,120 $31,520 $42,030 $55,220
Painting workers $22,780 $27,740 $35,300 $45,590 $58,580
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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